[Samba] Re: Can join domain, can't login -- LDAP PDC

Chris St. Pierre stpierre at NebrWesleyan.edu
Tue Sep 28 20:15:26 GMT 2004

nscd doesn't appear to be running:

# ps -ef | grep nscd | grep -v grep

Also, it doesn't seem like that explanation would jive with the errors
smbd is throwing.  Or am I missing something?

Chris St. Pierre
Unix Systems Administrator
Nebraska Wesleyan University

On Tue, 28 Sep 2004, Igor Belyi wrote:

>Chris St. Pierre wrote:
>> "The system cannot log you on to this domain because the system's
>> computer account in its primary domain is missing or the password on
>> that account is incorrect."
>> I suspected that neither of these were the case, as I created the
>> account with idealx's smbldap-tools, so I checked through the slapd
>> logs after a login attempt and, strangely, Samba was never even
>> querying the LDAP server.  I checked the Samba logs, and here's what I
>> get whenever I try to login:
>This is the usual simptom of nscd at work. It caches negative and positive
>answers and when Samba makes NSS requests it get it from nscd which doesn't
>bother to go into LDAP.
>I would suggest to turn nscd off untill you have all your machines and users
>in LDAP.
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